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and mitt romney tied at 49% apiece. we'll be talking with maryland congressman chris van hollen about his expectations come election day. first want to get right to john burrman focusing on those crucial swing states for us this morning. >> first off we're going to start with florida. this state really critical to both campaigns but especially mitt romney. the sense is, he just can't win without it. right now the polling is mixed. some polls show romney with a small lead. other polls show the president's got a lead, and no surprise, the state of florida, we're having some voting issues there. cnn's john zarrella is live in plantation, florida, this morning. good morning, john. >> you're right. it is tight here as you would expect in florida. mitt romney leading the president in that cnn/orc poll by one percentage point, 50% to 49%. while mitt romney was not in florida over the weekend, he'll be here today, the president did come down to south florida to one of the key, key counties, broward county, because he knows how important that county is, heavily democratic. he spoke to about 23,000
to be joining us, pennsylvania senator pat toomey is our guest, maryland congressman chris van hollen will be with us. arizona senator john mccain, the former white house press secretary bill burton and former treasury secretary larry summers all joining us this morning. and former mccain campaign adviser mark mckinney is with us. it's monday, november 5th, and a special edition of "starting point" live from the nation's capital begins right now. welcome, everybody. in 24 hours the campaign promises and those commercials finally stop and the american people will pick a president. this morning, a brand-new cnn/orc poll of likely voters have mitt romney and president obama in a dead heat, 49% apiece. both candidates are canvassing the critical swing states on this final full day on the campaign trail. the president will hold rallies in madison, wisconsin, columbus, ohio, des moines, iowa. governor romney is in florida and lynchburg and fairfax virginia, columbus ohio and in manchester, new hampshire. and it wouldn't be a presidential election without some kind of legal fight in the stat
chris van hollen, pat tomby, arizona senator john mccain is with us. former treasury secretary larry summers is our guest. obama campaign deputy manager stephanie cutter, former white house press secretary bill burden all joining us this morning. and we're counting down the final hours of a marathon battle for the white house, just too close to call today. this morning after 17 months of campaigning and $3 billion spent, it has come down to this. a brand new cnn/orc vote of likely voters released last night shows that mitt romney and president obama are in a tie, 49% apiece. both candidates are targeting the must-win swing states on this final full day of campaigning. the president accompanied by rocker bruce springsteen holding rallies in madison, wisconsin, columbus, ohio, des moines, iowa. governor romney has been in stanford, florida, lynchberg and fairfax, virginia, columbus, ohio, and manchester, ohio, and it wouldn't be an election without a legal mess in florida. voters reporting lines up to seven hours long at some south florida early polling stations. but at the end of the
plain dealer's joe frolic join me to talk about the reaction to the big win for the chris van hollen will join the news nation. will the fever be broken? his words to republicans in the house who may want to obstruct the president. plus, pot laws pass in two states. ryan grim will join us live to talk about it. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions whiking le ta or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you develop these stop taking chantix and s
toomey, maryland congressman chris van hollen. utah senator mike lee. and actress lucy heal from "pretty little liars." >> "starting point" begins right now. >>> good morning, everyone. our starting point today, more republicans seeming to break their no tax pledge but still bickering with democrats over the so-called fiscal cliff. and just under 35 days now america falls off that cliff. you've heard the menacing sound right there. this triggers drastic spending cuts and tax hikes. now there are some signs of compromise on capitol hill. several top republicans saying they're willing to at least consider raising tax revenues to get a spending plan passed within the next five weeks. however when the lame duck senate returned to work yesterday, it sure sounded like the same old stalemate. >> the senate has spoken and president obama has spoken. he's promised he will not sign any bill that mortgages our future to pay for handouts to the wealthiest 2% of americans. i only hope house republicans have been listening. >> we've been responsible, even as we've remained firm on this point. no tax i
van hollen what the president's role would be on the fiscal cliff. >> that remains to be seen exactly who will be the negotiate or negotiators. the white house has to be engaged. the president will make clear as he did in his acceptance speech last night we need to compromise. i think the president will be directly involved. >> directly involved but not clear what his role would be. will the president take the lead? here's the thing. americans want answers soon. today i overheard a major democratic fundraiser and lobbyist ben barnes saying this to a high ranking member of leadership. i'll tell you we better be in a hurry. i don't think the american people has the patience. business doesn't have the patience. american express wrote in its latest quarterly report in the absence of legislative action there continues to be growing concerns about potential impact of fiscal cliff arising from scheduled federal spending cuts and tax increases set for the end of 2012. well they better hurry up because in nine days president obama is going to go turnovers asia with stops in thailand, myanmar a
colleagues waiting in the wings to talk about these issues. chris van hollen, thanks for joining us here at this peterson foundation event. good to see you. best of luck to you with the negotiations to come. we want to invite congressmen peter roskam. good to see you. also, a member of the ways and means committee. he served in the illinois state senate with president obama. fed me give you to respond to what you have heard to chris van hollen on the notion of taxes and republicans being prepared to extend the bush tax cuts for those earning less than $250 a year to attack there is ambiguity on the democratic side of the aisle. there is something that chris did not say and that we have not heard from the president. the ambiguity is -- who is risk that there is a 250 description. there is a 500 description. there has not been a clear discussion on the impact of the past two entities. i represent suburban chicago and many other folks across both sides of the aisle. i represent entities that are organized and very little discussion beyond the bumper sticker rhetoric on the impact of pass-th
at this point, guys. bill: we heard a little bit from chris van hollen. what is the latest reaction from democrats to republicans mike? melissa: democrats say if you don't like the president's plan, republicans where is your plan? where exactly are you going to generate more revenue. they're trying to draw the republicans out to put specifics out there in terms of what cuts they want to make to entitlements, feeling like that may hurt republican argument. bottom line, house democratic leader nancy pelosi says she thinks republicans will eventually see the light. melissa: why am i confident? because it is the right thing to do. the american people expect and deserve this to happen. it is only a decision. it is only a decision to make, tough choices. there are tough choices for us. this isn't easy. but it is necessary. and i have confidence that my republican colleagues will see the light. >> reporter: but republican leadership aides say we had seven weeks essentially for congress and the white house to work this deal out. they have burned three three of those weeks and so there is great c
? and on friday, november 9th, congressman chris van hollen is the keynote speaker at the world affairs council annual conference at 9:00 a.m. at the may flower hotel. you'll find us on myfoxdc.com and on twitter, hashtag capitol rundown. i'm tom fitzgerald. see you next week. >>> in the near future all about election coverage, and coming up, the impact of superstorm sandy. what effect it's having on the campaign and early voting. >> plus, gwen talbart is back with a look at the weather and a work week preview. what will election day hold? stay with us. fox5 morning news will be right back. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> i don't think what we need is another government bureau accurate that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be helpful to have a presiden
. and on friday, november 9th, congressman chris van hollen is the key motor speaker at the world affairs speaker at 9:00 a.m. at the may flower hotel. that's your capitol rundown for the week of november 5th, 2012. you'll find us on myfoxdc.com and on twitter. i'm tom fitzgerald. see you next week. >>> tom mentioned it on the last report, but the big uso gala is tonight at the washington hilton. >> yes. >> you know, big time. >> you're hosting it. >> i'm hosting it. dallas cheerleaders will be there. >> dallas cowboy cheerleaders? >> yes. i guess to add color. >> you're hosting it. >> i'm hosting it, but -- >> significant people being honored. >> exactly. >> i can't wait to hear about it. >> i'm a little nervous. >> you'll be fine. >> keep saying it. >> don't stand near the cheerleaders. >> right, don't stand by the cheerleaders at all. thanks, tony. >> tony has good advice. let's do the weather real quick. allison, keep practicing your speech. >> i don't have a speech, i just have to emcee it. >> you do? >> so the pressure isn't on. >> ad libbed? >> no, there's a script. it's the military. no j
. maryland congressman chris van hollen. they were on the super committee that failed to reach a deal a year ago. and utah senator mike lee. plus u.n. ambassador susan rice meeting with three of her sharpest critics today on capitol hill to explain her description of the benghazi attack. could this remove the opposition to her possible cabinet nomination? could that be pommes coming as early as this week? and i hear we have a special guest coming. n nascar's danica patrick is going from the racetrack to the virtual world of video games. danica patrick is going to be here. >> i'd like to race in her car. >> yeah, yeah. >> can you pull that off for me? >> i'll see what i can do. i'll put in a good word for you. >> all right, john berman, thanks so much. look forward to watching you. >>> in the northeast, meteorologist alexandra steele is in for rob marciano. it's going to be a quick hit, right? >> that's right. quick hit. john mentioned some virtual play. we had virtual snow in the meteorological world, verg ga, snow that falls into a dry atmosphere so we don't see it. it moistened up the atmo
will it go from here and friday, november 9th, maryland congressman chris van mollen van hollen is the keynote speaker. that's your capital rundown. you'll find us on www.myfoxdc.com and on twitter hashtag capital rundown. i'm tom fitzgerald. we'll see you next week. gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. when we think no one is looking. is what we do... mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll vouc
colleagues, mike leaders, steny hoyer, -- chris van hollen, the leads -- the list goes on. all the women who traveled. we were thinking it was possible, and it was. i would say the one disappointment that i had was that medicare message that was at stake was so mr. reprmisrepresented by republicans that the people were confused. people said, why did the democrats want to cut medicare? we did not. we used the savings of medicare to extended for another decade and provide benefits immediately for seniors right now. republicans took that same money and gave tax cuts to the rich. that was a message that outside money spent a fortune to misrepresent. that is why the election of barack obama was so very important. to protect medicare -- even though we could not get the majority, we knew when he won that many of the issues, affordable care, medicare, were protected. we had a different view of what happened that day. we saw some of the members that we elective, the intellect we brought in here. it is not about quantity for us so much as the policy of leadership, the quality of our members, the ideas
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